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The Great Fire of New York as Seen from the Bank of America, New York City

Object Number: 
1980.53
Date: 
1836
Medium: 
Gouache on heavy paper, laid on a larger sheet
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed below image on second sheet in brown ink: "Veiw[sic] of the Great Fire of New York. December 16th & 17th. 1835, was seen from the Top of the New Building of the Bank of America corner West and William Street. -- New-York, Jan, 1836.--"
Credit Line: 
Thomas Jefferson Bryan Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group